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) #3 of 29 Dessert in Antwerp #19 of 1,257 Places to Eat in Antwerp $$ - $$$ French, , European
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 16 32
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb tongue” (2 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

We found ourselves a table on the terrace outside, not always easy to get one , you might have to wait ... the food was good , well presented, fresh and full of taste ... this place is quit popular with locals, so make sure...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very fortunate i reckon to find a table outside on a nice warm Saturday evening. The interior also offers a nice atmosphere but it tends to be a bit busy inside. Our food came remarkably swift and all accompanied by pleasant service. The...More

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we did not find a table outside as we came with no reservation and we had to sit inside ,the noise level inside is quite unbearable with sounds of plates and cutlery all the time and noisy food trolleys hovering around .It took 45 minutes...More

Thank Wassim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite good and not expensive. Service reasonably quick and kind. Not to many beers available but ok on the whole. I'll go back if in antwerp again soon.

Thank Claudio S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had the steak tartare, quite dry and expensive. Not bad... The waiter was a bit weird but very friendly. By mistake we went their. We wanted to go to the theater but ended up here. Recommendation!

Thank gianny2017
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Excellent and creative food, beautiful interior, atmosphere is relaxed and fun. Service was very attentive. If you are in Antwerp, definitively a recommendation for a visit.

Thank Markus D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

amazing restaurant in the heart of antwerp!! really nice design and the food is incredible!! there was some construction on the outside but that didnt effect the experience at all... higihly recommended!

Thank Luke E
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Expecting a lot, yes it delivered more. All the positives You have read are true, all the negatives are probably jealous. Bourla is very good (inside) old school restaurant. Staff: amazing Setting: very good and clean Food: yes can I have more please House wine:...More

Thank Diarmuid L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Beautiful setting in an old building, relaxed yet classy atmosphere. Friendly, attentive and correct staff. We were in a group of 6 for dinner, varied dishes were ordered but the kitchen brigade managed to get everything on the table at the same time! Well done!...More

Thank Wings47
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place to sit in a historic setting, straight good food and excellent service! Had tarbotin and my wife tomate crevettes and both were excellent prepared. As dessert a dame blanche, tasty and nicely presented. An address to return!

Thank Gino D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 16 32
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A monument in every sense of the word. A loyal but varied clientele likes to come here for a coffee, snack, sumptuous dinner or quick lunch. Classic, well prepared home made dishes in a majestic setting and friendly/informal service
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